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Accident: 170198501 - Employee Suffers Multiple Fractures In Fall From Silo

Accident: 170198501 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 02/04/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11193749602/20/19912048Manna Pro Corporation
Employee #1 was delivering feed to A and M Livestock Company in Hanford, CA. He had to climb a 16 ft high silo to open the feed door. He forgot that there was no guardrail on top of the silo, stepped back, and fell feet first onto a concrete pad. He fractured both his ankles, one leg, and one arm.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, work rules, perimeter guarding, fall, fall protection, arm, walking backward, ankle, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111937496 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, light

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